Women's Health News

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund grant to start gynecologic cancer patient support programMay 27, 2014
Drs. Marian Yvette Williams-Brown and Celestine Tung receive a $50,000 grant from the organization to initiate the Woman to Woman Program at Baylor.
Landmark study reveals first genetic snapshots of unique placental microbiomeMay 21, 2014
Baylor study finds placenta harbors unique, low abundant microbiome.
Researchers find maternal nutrition before pregnancy leaves permanent marks on child’s genome Apr 29, 2014
Study finds mothers’ nutrition around time of conception causes epigenetic changes that permanently and systemically impact their children.
Breast cell survival factor increases breast cancer risk after late pregnancyDec 31, 2013
The mystery of why the risk of breast cancer goes up in women whose first pregnancies occur after the age of 35 may boil down to a single factor. according to Baylor researchers.
Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinic Opens 8th LocationApr 19, 2013
Clinic will offer free, low-cost comprehensive health care, education to students at the Tejano Center's Raul Yzaguirre School for Success.
Certain breast cancer patients may benefit from combined HER-2 targeted treatment without chemotherapyApr 8, 2013
BCM researchers find certain breast cancer patients may benefit from targeted therapy for tumors.
Conference to focus on use of technology in public healthMar 1, 2013
The conference, "The Use of Emerging Technologies for Health Care Messages," is geared toward health professionals.
Heart disease in womenFeb 6, 2013
BCM experts shed light on what you need to know about heart disease in women.
High fat diet in pregnancy alters thyroid activity in offspringOct 8, 2012
High fat levels during pregnancy lowers hormone that helps regulate energy, implications for weight maintenance.
Healthy diet for pregnant moms may affect obesity risk in offspringOct 5, 2012
BCM researchers find healthy diet during pregnancy can help keep obesity at bay for children.